Category: Parenting

Finding time for minimalism

Hey mamas! My journey to minimalism has been the most rewarding process. By taking a little time to get rid of the excess in my life, I’ve been able to enjoy more of the world around me. I’ve been able to be present during times I used to run around the house like a crazy […]

To the women who will someday marry my boys

I’m a long way away from meeting you, in fact you might not even be born yet but still I think it’s about time we had our first heart to heart. I’m an avid blog reader and over the years I’ve seen many letters written to someday daughter in law’s — “5 Things My Daughter […]

The View from My Moon Roof

Last Friday, I ate Dilly Deli in my parked car at the bottom of Ninth Street. Alone. It was fabulous. You know that feeling when your three-day-old hair is resigned to a nasty knot on the top of your head, your smallest child cries unless held against your body by your fatigued right bicep, and […]

Autism and the holiday season

The holidays are almost here. As a mom who raised one son with autism (now 33 years old) and one son with autism spectrum disorder (32 years old), I wanted to share some tips that may help other families with kids on the autism spectrum get through this holiday season with less stress and more […]

The day she stopped

It’s the evening she asked to nurse, and for me to sing Hush Little Baby, like we always do before bed. But that evening she didn’t really suckle, just went through the motions. It’s the evening I realized it was the beginning of the end, the end of an era that started over three years […]

Working towards zero waste: Reuse!

I’m back with a blog about the middle “R” in the three R’s: reduce, reuse, recycle. I’ve talked about how these three R’s are in order, and how the first is arguably the best. But reusing has a special place in my heart. (What kind of a nerd must I be to write that sentence?).  […]